Aguas Argentinas (now Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos - AySA)

Aguas Argentinas, which had been part of Suez, was renationalised and named "Agua y Saneamientos Argentinos (AySA)" in March 2006.

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22 July 2015

Full paper: "Community voice in human rights impact assessments"

Author: Oxfam America

Human rights impact assessments (HRIAs) are intended to minimize human rights risks, lessen adverse impacts, and strengthen positive outcomes of business investments on affected populations. For an HRIA to fulfill this purpose, it must consider the...

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16 October 2009
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Author: Institut de recherche des Nations Unies pour le développement social (UNRISD)

Ce document est destiné à comprendre et à interpréter les dynamiques interactives entre les firmes, les mouvements sociaux et l’Etat en France par rapport aux inégalités entre le Nord et le Sud... L’auteur cherche en particulier à étudier comment les...

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1 February 2009

"Human Rights & Bilateral Investment Treaties" - new report by Rights & Democracy

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1 February 2009
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Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Derechos y Democracia [Canadá]

La segunda mitad del siglo pasado fue testigo de la expansión de dos áreas distintas del derecho internacional: una que protege los derechos humanos y la otra que protege la inversión extranjera directa...En este trabajo se presenta el régimen de...

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1 February 2009
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Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Droits & Démocratie [Canada]

Durant la seconde moitié du 20e siècle, on a vu se développer deux champs séparés du droit international : le régime de protection des droits humains, d’une part, et le régime qui protège l’investissement étranger direct de l’autre... Ce document vise...

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1 February 2009

[PDF] Human Rights and Bilateral Investment Treaties - Mapping the role of human rights law within investor-state arbitration

Author: Luke Eric Peterson, Rights & Democracy [Canada]

The last half-century has seen the expansion of two distinctive areas of international law: one protecting human rights and the other protecting foreign direct investment... This paper introduces the foreign investment protection regime, so that human...

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30 May 2007
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30 May 2007

Human Rights Impact Assessments for Foreign Investment Projects: Learning from Community Experiences in the Philippines, Tibet, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Argentina, and Peru

Author: Rights & Democracy

Rights & Democracy launched a three year project in 2004 to develop and test a draft methodology for human rights impact assessments of foreign investment projects. This report presents its results. The project focused its research at the community...

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30 May 2007

Human rights must guide foreign investment - Three-year study finds foreign investment too often fails human rights in developing countries

Author: Rights & Democracy

Concern for human rights must be at the heart of any foreign investment project, says a new report by Rights & Democracy. The report documents the effect of five such projects – three of which are Canadian – on communities in Africa, South America...

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30 May 2007
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Author: Droits & Démocratie [Canada]

Les droits de la personne doivent être au cœur de tout projet d’investissement à l’étranger, selon ce nouveau rapport de Droits et Démocratie. Le rapport fait état des conséquences de cinq projets, dont trois sont canadiens, sur des collectivités d...

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